Multidimensional Effects of Learning Motives and Autonomy on Job Creativity and School Satisfaction of Vocational College Students

직업전문학교 재학생의 학습동기와 학습 자율성이 직무창의성과 만족도에 미치는 복합적 영향

  • Lee, Chull-Young (Dept. of Advertising & PR, Graduate School, Hongik University) ;
  • Lee, So-Young (Dept. of Bakery, Korea Vocational College of Information & Technology)
  • 이철영 (홍익대학교 대학원 광고홍보학과) ;
  • 이소영 (고려직업전문학교 호텔제과제빵 계열)
  • Received : 2016.12.27
  • Accepted : 2017.03.20
  • Published : 2017.03.28


The purpose of the study is to explore the relationship among learning motive, job creativity, major satisfaction and school satisfaction of enrolled students in 2 vocational schools in Seoul. Hypotheses based on the relevant literature are tested. Job creativity was found to be positively influenced by learning motives and autonomy. Intrinsic learning motive and autonomy affect student's major satisfaction, but extrinsic learning motive was found to have negative effects on major satisfaction as autonomy trait was irrelevant to school satisfaction. Vocational college programs offer mainly technical and on-the-job training unlike general colleges. Thus, students are psychologically sensitive to school programs and multidisciplinary approach is needed.


Job Creativity;Learning Motive;Autonomy;Major Satisfaction;School Satisfaction


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